Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

The process of learning to sew something from beginning to end acts as a mirror and helps to increase personal insight, motivation and confidence. Sewing is a tangible way for individuals to measure their progress and challenge any negative core beliefs previously held about their ability to learn and create Bex Exell graduated from Foundation … Continue reading Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry

Tickets are now available for Ebb and Flood – an exciting performance of dance, music and poetry inspired by and in support of our approach at Foundation for Change. The theme for the site-specific performance is resilience. It’s something we see all the time in our trainees – a quality we encourage them to embrace as they … Continue reading Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry

Building a life full of purpose

Lucy graduated from the NEXT Project in 2015 and now manages Your Voice, the Confident Recovery campaigns programme at Phoenix Futures. She shares her reflections on finding purpose in recovery and running towards her future. What did doing the NEXT Project teach you about yourself? NEXT taught me that I have an existence outside of … Continue reading Building a life full of purpose

Looking ahead for the next 3 years

Thank you to all our graduates, supporters, volunteers and trustees who joined us last July to celebrate our 3rd birthday party and the launch of our plans for the next three years. It’s always inspiring to hear first hand from those we’ve worked with how doing one of our courses has enabled them to change their lives and live up to their … Continue reading Looking ahead for the next 3 years

Hot off the press: three year review and business plan

Liz and Bob started Foundation for Change in 2014 with two laptops and an idea. Since then we’ve come a long way. We’ve published a review celebrating all we’ve achieved in the last three years. We chose George, a graduate of two of our programmes who has gone on to work in the drug & alcohol … Continue reading Hot off the press: three year review and business plan

We are two!

Last week saw us mark our 2nd birthday – albeit belatedly as it’s actually in April.  But anyway… We celebrated in style at the beautiful 71a Gallery in Shoreditch, with NEXT graduates receiving their Open College Network qualifications alongside some moving speeches from former trainees, staff and supporters. We are equally pleased to be launching … Continue reading We are two!